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Laura’s leaving Portugal: Adeus, adeus!

Well, I’m off! Ka-put! Off I go! I’ve spent the last three weeks freeloading off my parents and now it is time to go back to England and to pretending to be an adult (ha!). One of our neighbours, Gonçalo, knew that I was leaving and gave me a farewell gift: Mmm! They’re meringue cakes […]


The Ice Palace

Today Mum and I went to a shopping centre called the ‘Palácio do Gelo’ in Viseu, which translates into the ‘Ice Palace’ ( It’s well worth the visit if you’re in Central Portugal. The centre is a 6 or 7 floor (I couldn’t work it out) shopping mall that has ground floor Olympic-sized swimming pool, […]